Notre Dame in Lyon

Lyon is one of those wonderful European cities where things look romantic and timeless from either side of the river that inevitably flows down the center.

Here is a view from one side looking across and up the hill to where the Notre Dame de Lyon resides.  I’m glad they take the trouble to light it up… it gives the city a lot of character at night I think!

Notre Dame in Lyon (by Stuck in Customs)

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  • Mike Diblicek

    Hi Trey,

    Ah, Lyon i know it well, living just a three hour drive away. nice night time photo.

    All the best

    Mike

  • Nicolas

    If you ever have a chance, you should go there on the 8th of December, every year. It’s the festival of lights and the whole city is painted with wonderful colors.

    (PS: The place is actually Notre Dame de Fourviere)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Gail-Moshier/513775196 Gail Moshier

    Beautiful photo, Trey. As always, the reflections of the lights in the water really bring out the beauty of the lights!!! Great job!

  • http://flickr.com/photos/akanksh Sathya Sayee

    Trey, Good reflections. I seem to see a bit of noise though in the blue shade. Nevertheless, Notre Dame looks beautiful through your eyes.

  • casusan

    ahhh Beautiful!!

  • http://www.middleagedwomanblogging.com MiddleAgedWomanBlogging

    I’ve been here. Thanks for the memories! Lyon is an amazing city that often gets overlooked. Did you visit the ruins?

  • http://www.stuckincustoms.com Stuck In Customs

    Thanks!

    Nicolas – I’d love to see the festival of lights there…I’ve heard about it!

  • Mike Diblicek

    Hi Trey, and all you HDR fans,

    Here’s a link for the Lyon light festival which takes place in December, as an english graphic designer living in france, i’m only 3 hours drive, and will be attending this year, this will be my first visit to see the light show, although i’ve visited Lyon many times on business.

    This is going to be HDR nirvana, if you can get above the crowds.

    Anyway have a look at the video, and site, maybe their’s some inspiration for some of you in the film, for getting out after dark to take some great HDR’s

    http://www.lumieres.lyon.fr/fetedeslumieres/sections/fr

    All the best

    Mike

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